Virtual Fitness: How To Do Fitness Band Squats

Perform a basic squat With a Fitness Band to Strengthen the outer hips
BENEFITS: Squatting is a bodyweight strength training exercise that works the thighs, legs, and gluteals. Adding a medicine ball will add work to the shoulders.
INSTRUCTIONS: Place the fitness band above your knees. As you descend, press the band outward to work the hips. A thicker band provides more resistance.
VARIATION: To increase the workload, hold a medicine ball in front of you, at shoulder height with elbows straight.

EXERCISE DOs and DONTs – As with all exercise programs, when using exercise videos that appear on this site, you need to use common sense. If your muscles are weak, either do the modifications, or don’t attempt this exercise if it’s too difficult for you. When starting an exercise program, be sure to discuss your plans with your healthcare provider

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